Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Nagra starts a deep borehole in Trüllikon


Nagra started drilling a deep borehole in Trüllikon today. This is the second of a series of deep boreholes aimed at completing the overall picture of the underground.

Financial contributions and donations made by Nagra in 2018


Every year, Nagra publishes information on its financial contributions and donations to third parties.

«The crowning stage promises to be exciting»


Nagra’s annual general meeting took place in Bern today. The highlight of the year 2018 was the conclusion of Stage 2 of the Sectoral Plan for Deep Geological Repositories.

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What exactly is radioactivity and how can we protect ourselves from it? (subtitles in english)

What exactly is radioactivity? How can we protect ourselves from radioactivity? We hear these questions very often at trade fairs or school events. Answers to this can be found in our new animated explanatory film on "radioactivity". Learn more about the different types and sources of radiation in three minutes.

More information on the disposal of radioactive waste can be found on our blog:

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